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Sociodemographic characteristics, care, feeding practices, and growth of cohorts of children born to HIV-1 seropositive and seronegative mothers in Nairobi, Kenya
OBJECTIVES To compare sociodemographic profiles, child care, child feeding practices and growth indices of children born to HIV-1 seropositive and seronegative mothers. METHODS: A cohort study of 234 children ...
Ceftriaxone no longer predictably cures chancroid in Kenya.
Ceftriaxone in a dose of 250 mg given intramuscularly is currently recommended for the treatment of chancroid. Among 133 men in Nairobi, Kenya, with culture-proven chancroid, who were treated with ceftriaxone, treatment ...
Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 seroconversion in women with genital ulcers
Genital ulcers are implicated as a risk factor enhancing susceptibility to human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection. A prospective study to determine the incidence of and risk factors associated with acquisition ...
Genital ulcer disease among STD clinic attenders in Nairobi: association with HIV-1 and circumcision status.
In previous studies, genital ulcers in men have been found to be associated with increased risk of HIV-1 seroconversion. To further explore this association male patients attending a sexually transmitted disease (STD) ...
Increased Risk of infection with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 among Uncircumcised Men Presenting with Genital Ulcer Disease in Kenya Clin
(University of Nairobi, 1996-09)
The factors responsible for the explosive spread of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) in sub-Saharan Africa continue to be identified and debated. One of the most controversial factors has been male circumcision. ...
High HIV prevalence, low condom use and gender differences in sexual behaviour among patients with STD-related complaints at a Nairobi Primary Health Care Clinic. International
(University of Nairobi, 1997)
Of 22,274 patients > or = 12 years old attending a Nairobi primary health care (PHC) clinic, 1076 (4.8%) had STD-related complaints, of whom 980 underwent assessment of risk factors for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) ...
Gonococcal ophthalmia neonatorum.
(University of Nairobi, 1987)
The HAART cell phone adherence trial (WelTel Kenya1): a randomized controlled trial protocol.
(University of Nairobi,, 2009-09)
BACKGROUND: The objectives are to compare the effectiveness of cell phone-supported SMS messaging to standard care on adherence, quality of life, retention, and mortality in a population receiving antiretroviral therapy ...